The Blog

Keep up to date with the happenings around the farm, the industry, and wherever our mind drifts at the moment.


Potatoes: Generational Dominance Continues

09
Monday
Jul 2018
Is there any way that potatoes can be cooked that is not fantastic? Short answer: no. Long answer: hell no. Let’s face it, potatoes are incredible. They can be scalloped, baked, fried, mashed, and nuked and remain delectable in every way. People sometimes associate potatoes with being unhealthy. I disagree. They are a great source […]

Read More

Johnny Bee Good

03
Tuesday
Jul 2018
“To replenish their stocks, California almond growers are working with pollinator specialists to add bee-friendly hedgerows and cover crops of native wildflowers to more than 10,000 acres, aiming to triple local bee diversity and reduce the need for rented hives shipped in from around the country.” Bee’s are crucial to life and agriculture. As California […]

Read More

Misinformation Hard at Work

29
Friday
Jun 2018
Our culture of outrage has caused big problems and the agricultural industry has been on the receiving end more often than not. An article in The Business Farmer covers a certain pesticide, Alar, that was banned in the United States due to faulty research and agenda driven activists. The knee jerk reaction of Alar can […]

Read More

Time to Start Writing Again

13
Friday
Apr 2018
It’s time to start writing again. We have posted too few substantive articles and would like to make a change. There is a constant barrage of challenging issues in our highly productive and intensely regulated farm State. No longer does the average farmer deal solely with variations in weather and pressure from pests. We have […]

Read More

“Smelt-ing” Economic Force in a Dangerous Drought

06
Thursday
Feb 2014
If you’ve been watching the news, or live in California then you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great drought we are currently facing.  Multi-generational farmers are referring to this phenomenon as a “150 year drought.”  The crisis we are facing is like nothing we have ever seen.  In other words, it’s the real deal, folks. The […]

Read More

Fun Fact

14
Saturday
Dec 2013
Fun Fact: different varieties of potatoes produce different colored flowers. For example, this FL 2215 varietal produces a purplish-blue flower while an Atlantic produces a pinkish-white flower.

Read More

New Logo’s Revealed

24
Wednesday
Jul 2013
We are proud to reveal the new logos for Moore Farms and White Wold Potato Company! We would like to thank Mike Willis at Willis Designs for capturing the essence of Moore Farms in his art. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!    

Read More

2013 Potato Harvest Is Over

11
Thursday
Jul 2013
The 2013 Potato harvest is officially over! It was a record setting year for us and we have all of our great employees to thank. Thank you to our outside growers, shed foreman Mike Franklin, field foreman Jimmy Toy, ranch foreman Ralph Fanucchi, our office staff Julia Moore and Margaret Morrison, our multiple operators, shed […]

Read More

Moore Farms On 23 ABC News

19
Wednesday
Jun 2013
23 ABC’s Lauren Titus recently wrote a piece on the great spring we have had out here in Kern County. Thank you to those at KERO for showcasing Moore Farms – White Wolf Potato Co. in the story.  

Read More

Contact Us:

Moore Farms
916 S Derby,
Arvin, CA 93203
 
map